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The resolution of diterpene cyclase activities from Ricinus communis

Spickett, C.M. and Ponnamperuma, K. and Abell, C. (1994) The resolution of diterpene cyclase activities from Ricinus communis. Phytochemistry, 37 (4). pp. 971-973. ISSN 0031-9422

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Abstract

Kaurene synthase B activity and related diterpene cyclase activities from Ricinus communis were purified 600-fold. The enzymes catalysing the synthesis of beyerene, sandaracopimaradiene, trachylobane and kaurene from copalyl pyrophosphate have been resolved.